Digital News Journalist, 6 months maternity coverage, Hong Kong

Careers at Bloomberg

Hong Kong

Posted Sep 27, 2016 - Requisition No. 54535 covers business and financial news for more than 27 million visitors each month. We break news fast and tell agenda-setting original stories to an influential audience. Our site gets more video views than any other business news site in the world. You're a digital journalist who can tell compelling stories and find new audiences. You're fascinated by the world of business and how today's companies and products affect the way we live and work. You will join our digital team to help drive the growth of our online presence in the APAC region.

We'll trust you to:

  • Be versatile, adept with researching stories online and cultivating sources in the APAC
  • Write at speed in an authentic, confident voice
  • Craft compelling and accurate headlines and social language
  • Dive into data to understand how and why some stories succeed where others don't
  • Have a mobile-first outlook, a native understanding of how news finds an audience on social media, and an obsession both with the stories we cover and the ever-evolving tools of our trade
  • Work flexibly across a range of digital services, from breaking news to social output, mobile and homepage curation and original reporting
  • Collaborate with colleagues in London, Dubai and New York to ensure a seamless 24-hour operation
  • Work with Bloomberg News journalists to find and produce news and enterprise stories for all Bloomberg Digital channels

You need to have:

  • Proven and relevant experience in digital news
  • A demonstrable interest in and understanding of how the world of business intersects with daily life
  • Experience breaking news online
  • Experience of working with newsroom social media accounts
  • A fascination with mobile and other emerging media platforms
  • Familiarity with news analytics tools
  • Video editing and graphics skills are a bonus
  • Flexible work hours as shift work may be required

If this sounds like you:

  • Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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